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Metair embraces the electric vehicle age - Independent Online

6 hours 38 min ago

Independent Online

Metair embraces the electric vehicle age
Independent Online
An electricity filling station in front of the Ikea store in Kaarst, Germany. There is growing political pressure to “decarbonise” economies.Photo: EPA. JOHANNESBURG - Listed Metair is embracing disruptive technologies - such as electric vehicles ...

The Saab factory in Trollhattan will soon be building new electric cars - Autoweek

7 hours 12 min ago

Autoweek

The Saab factory in Trollhattan will soon be building new electric cars
Autoweek
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which scooped up the production facilities and designs of Saab after GM shut the company down in 2012, plans to produce electric cars at the old Trollhattan plant in Sweden, Bloomberg reports. Currently owned by ...

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'People are freaking out.' Will electric vehicles doom your neighborhood auto mechanic? - Washington Post

8 hours 33 min ago

Washington Post

'People are freaking out.' Will electric vehicles doom your neighborhood auto mechanic?
Washington Post
Craig Van Batenburg began his career as an auto mechanic in 1970 after falling in love with the internal combustion engine. But for several years, the 67-year-old from Massachusetts has been warning about its imminent demise. As a wave of electric ...

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Chinese electric car maker to put 'Weltmeister' on road next year - Reuters

9 hours 54 min ago

Reuters

Chinese electric car maker to put 'Weltmeister' on road next year
Reuters
WM Motor Technology Co, one of a new breed of Chinese electric car companies, will use its company name "Weltmeister" as its brand and plans to start taking orders for its first product, a sport-utility vehicle, from April.

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Small Canadian miners in pole position for electric vehicle battery boon - Reuters

10 hours 5 min ago

Reuters

Small Canadian miners in pole position for electric vehicle battery boon
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: General Motors automaker shows its first assembled lithium-ion battery for the Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle during a news conference at the Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant in Brownstown Township, Michigan, U.S. on January 7, 2010 ...
Factbox: Electric vehicle car and battery makers invest in minesReuters UK
The coming impact of electric vehicles on bulk shippingSplash 247
Investing idea: Betting on the rise of electric vehiclesThe Edge Markets MY

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Electric vehicle boom shakes up metals market - The Australian

10 hours 9 min ago

The Australian

Electric vehicle boom shakes up metals market
The Australian
Investors eager to get in early have doubled the price of lithium and cobalt — key components of electric-car batteries — in the past two years. Shares of companies that claim to sit on deposits of the metals have soared this year, too, even though ...

How Electric Cars Can Make Your Electricity Cheaper And More Reliable - Forbes

10 hours 9 min ago

Forbes

How Electric Cars Can Make Your Electricity Cheaper And More Reliable
Forbes
Electric cars, specifically their batteries, can help balance supply and demand on the grid. In fact, Pacific Gas & Electric and BMW recently released results from a pilot program that demonstrates how electric vehicles can be used as a flexible grid ...

Mitsubishi Motors to cooperate with Jakarta in program to promote electric vehicles - The Japan Times

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 8:25pm

Mitsubishi Motors to cooperate with Jakarta in program to promote electric vehicles
The Japan Times
The automaker said it will work with the government on a joint study to examine the efficient usage of zero-emission vehicles in the country, while providing 10 electric vehicles and four charging units to the Indonesian Ministry of Industry and other ...

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Heathrow takes delivery of 50th electric vehicle to bolster 'Go Electric' pledge - FleetNews

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 8:00pm

FleetNews

Heathrow takes delivery of 50th electric vehicle to bolster 'Go Electric' pledge
FleetNews
Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to 'Go Electric' with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle (EV) to the airport's fleet. This is a key step in Heathrow's promise to make all of its cars and small vans electric or plug-in hybrid ...
Heathrow to install rapid charge points for electric black cabsedie.net

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Small Canadian miners in pole position for electric vehicle battery boon - Nasdaq

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 5:23pm

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Small Canadian miners in pole position for electric vehicle battery boon
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VANCOUVER, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Canadian developers of cobalt and lithium mines stand to benefit from a round of investments from the makers of electric vehicles and the batteries powering them, a potential game-changer for small miners short on money to ...
Electric vehicle car and battery makers invest in minesDaily Mail
The coming impact of electric vehicles on bulk shippingSplash 247
Investing idea: Betting on the rise of electric vehiclesThe Edge Markets MY

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News Live: Suzuki's electric vehicle tie-ups to aid Maruti Suzuki India, sans risks - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 2:01pm

News Live: Suzuki's electric vehicle tie-ups to aid Maruti Suzuki India, sans risks
Moneycontrol.com
In both cases, while there is no direct involvement of Maruti in any manner, the fact that the Indian company does not have any equity participation means that it is unlikely to face any risk even if India's electric vehicle drive fails to take off ...

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Thanks To Popular Pressure, The Senate Left The Electric Car Tax Credit Alone (For Now) - CleanTechnica

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 10:39am

CleanTechnica

Thanks To Popular Pressure, The Senate Left The Electric Car Tax Credit Alone (For Now)
CleanTechnica
Senate Leaves Electric Car Tax Credit Alone 2017 has been an interesting year for electric vehicles (EV). We've seen more EVs on the road and at auto shows internationally, but affordability hasn't changed that much. Worse yet, in the US, the new ...
Electrifying the future for mobilityDaily Pioneer

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How to charge up the use of electric cars on our roads - The Straits Times

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 8:00am

The Straits Times

How to charge up the use of electric cars on our roads
The Straits Times
This week, Singapore will see the launch of its first electric vehicle (EV) public car-sharing programme, with an initial roll-out of 80 vehicles hitting the roads. How it works looks simple enough : The service depends on a network of 30 stations ...

Suzuki's electric vehicle tie-ups aim to aid Maruti, without the risks - Livemint

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 6:10am

Livemint

Suzuki's electric vehicle tie-ups aim to aid Maruti, without the risks
Livemint
Driven by a policy push in India and a desire to keep its market share intact, Suzuki has formed two crucial partnerships—one where it will produce lithium ion batteries in collaboration with Denso Corp. and Toshiba Corp.; and another with the world's ...

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Electric-Vehicle Bulls Shake Up Metals Markets - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 12:00am

Wall Street Journal

Electric-Vehicle Bulls Shake Up Metals Markets
Wall Street Journal
A boom in electric vehicles is stoking demand for a wide range of metals, a shift some investors believe will have a far-reaching impact on commodity prices around the world. Investors eager to get in early have doubled the price of lithium and cobalt ...

Mahindra Electric To Play Key Role In SsangYong's Electric Vehicle Plans - NDTVAuto.com

Sun, 10/12/2017 - 7:49pm

NDTVAuto.com

Mahindra Electric To Play Key Role In SsangYong's Electric Vehicle Plans
NDTVAuto.com
Mahindra & Mahindra, a leading player in electric vehicles in the country, has now set eyes on electrification of some of the models of its South Korean arm SsangYong Motor, a top company official said. The company, which already sells electric ...

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Mahindra Electric to play key role in SsangYong's electric vehicles drive - Economic Times

Sun, 10/12/2017 - 4:42pm

Economic Times

Mahindra Electric to play key role in SsangYong's electric vehicles drive
Economic Times
Mahindra & Mahindra, a leading player in electric vehicles in the country, has now set eyes on electrification of some of the models of its South Korean arm SsangYong Motor, a top company official said. The company, which already sells electric ...

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Future of electric cars is at the bottom of a Chinese salt lake - Nikkei Asian Review

Sun, 10/12/2017 - 1:02pm

Nikkei Asian Review

Future of electric cars is at the bottom of a Chinese salt lake
Nikkei Asian Review
China's Chaerhan Salt Lake is one of the largest lithium-producing areas in the world. Local people call it the "mirror of the sky." (Photo by Yu Nakamura). GOLMUD, China -- The world is on the brink of an electric vehicle revolution. The widespread ...

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GOP tax bill could hurt Marin road funds, electric cars - Marin Independent Journal

Sun, 10/12/2017 - 12:54pm

GOP tax bill could hurt Marin road funds, electric cars
Marin Independent Journal
A new tax code being developed in Washington, D.C. could hurt efforts in Marin and throughout California to get transportation projects built and to boost electric vehicles, regional officials are warning. The new tax structure is being negotiated and ...

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10 ways an electric vehicle can improve your life - Stuff.co.nz

Sun, 10/12/2017 - 3:03am

10 ways an electric vehicle can improve your life
Stuff.co.nz
The Thompson family have saved a lot on costs, as they now only pay around $8 in electricity compared to $50 in petrol a week. Owning an electric vehicle is becoming more popular and cost efficient. Here's 10 reasons to go electric from a family that ...

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